George Michael

Active - 1986 - 2022  |   Born - Jun 25, 1963 in London, England  |   Died - Dec 25, 2016   |   Genres - Music

Share on

Movie Highlights

See Full Filmography


  • Formed first band, the Executive, with secondary schoolmate Andrew Ridgeley. The duo later formed Wham! in 1981 and disbanded in 1986.
  • Notable performances include Live Aid (1985), the Nelson Mandella concert (1988) and the Freddie Mercury tribute (1992).
  • Collaboration with Aretha Franklin on 1987's "I Knew You Were Waiting (For Me)" marked the songstress' first duet with a white male vocalist.
  • Released Bare, an autobiography he cowrote with Tony Parsons, in 1990.
  • Claimed to be haunted by the deaths of his lover, Anselmo Feleppa, in 1993 and his mother in 1997.
  • Appeared as a vision in the 2008 pilot episode of the ABC series Eli Stone, and made subsequent appearances throughout the first season.
  • Was one of the British music legends who performed at the 2012 Olympic closing ceremony in London.